TotalEnergies will consolidate its presence in US offshore wind after partner EnBW said it will sell its American interests to the French supermajor, days after the two successfully bid into the giant New York Bight seabed leasing round.

TotalEnergies and the German utility won the rights to develop a 3GW-plus offshore wind project after their Attentive Energy consortium bid $795m for the 341 sq km lease area OCS-A 0538 (see map at foot), one of six up for grabs in an auction that attracted a record total $4.4bn